The Third Annual Sulaimani Forum
Fertile Crescent in Turmoil: Challenges and Opportunities
March 11, 2015: The discussions on the second panel of the Sulaimani Forum, "Fertile Crescent in Turmoil", focused on the regional and international perspectives on the turmoil in Syria and Iraq and the neighboring region.
The panel was moderated by the Minister of Finance for Iraq, Hoshyar Zebari.
The guest speakers included:
Humam Al Hamoudi, First Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Iraq
Cengiz Candar, Hurriyet
Randa Slim, Director, Track II Dialogues, Middle East Institute; Research Fellow, New American Foundation
Lapo Pistelli, Deputy Foreign Minister of Italy
Vitaly Naumkin, Director, Institute for Oriental Studies
Kenneth Pollack, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
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